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  1. World's top 100 universities for producing millionaires

    Wasn't sure which forum was best to post this in so I'm landing it here. I thought this was a pretty interesting article....I'm sure the school ratings/rankings have some kind of flaw (as all of them do), but I thought it was very interesti ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 13 2014 - 7:35pm -

  2. As a non-Mandarin speaker, would it be advisable to pursue an MBA at a top MBA school in China?

          I'm looking to re-brand and apply to an MBA program this fall. Would it be advisable to apply to a top Chinese school if I'm thinking about doing PE long-term? How are their programs different than from the US programs? Do y ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 11 2014 - 4:39am -

  3. Business/Finance Certificate- Is it worth it?

    Hello all, Right now I am at somewhat of a crossroads. I am going on my 4th year working as an analyst in private equity and am looking to possibly take a professional certificate course in business/finance to add on to my resume. The curriculum and conte ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2014 - 12:12pm -

  4. How Much Cash Do You Have Saved For B-School?

          This question is for future B-schoolers as well as former/current. It would be nice to also see how much you plan on financing and just in general how you will pay/have paid for school. I'm thinking about giving myself an extra y ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 3 2013 - 11:39am -

  5. Tier-1 IBD with Solid Numbers- H/S within reach?

    Hi guys, I'm in the process of thinking about applying to MBA's next fall, and was wondering if you guys could shed some light on my chances at top tier B-Schools. I would hopefully like to attend one of the "M7"- preferably H/S/W or M ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 15 2010 - 12:14pm -

  6. China Makes 15 Story Building in 6 or 2 days...

    Got this from Zero Hege The author says 6 days but if you look at video it says 48 hours http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ps0DSihggio&feature...! MBA china Harvard bubble Hotel ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 12 2010 - 11:34pm -

  7. Questions about getting into trading in ~5 years

    Until then plan on playing poker, starting up a website, traveling a lot. 1) Will I be able to do this at age ~30? Probably will have some connections. 2) I feel like I'd fit in best with prop trading and transitions well from poker, but will this st ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 28 2011 - 7:29am -

  8. What could I do to help my chances?

    State school for UG and Master's in Accounting GPA 4.0 1 year of work experience at Big 4. CPA and 1st level of CFA GMAT 725 When you go to state schools people flood into accounting because that is where the top recruiting for those schools are. I w ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 26 2011 - 11:55pm -

  9. MBA's and Physical Commodity Trading

    I am dead set on a career in physical commodities trading and would one day like to move up into management. Consequently, I would very much like to pursue an MBA in order to hone the management/strategy skills that I would need upon graduating from the t ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 26 2010 - 9:49am -

  10. MBA from Wharton or Master of financial Economics from Said university?

    Hi all, I just have a dilemma that is cracking the hell out of me. I am a CFA Chartholder. I work as M&A officer at a private equity frim. Currently I have two opportunities: 1- Pursuing MSc degree in Financial economics in Said business school, Oxfor ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 28 2011 - 3:39pm -

  11. Oxford MBA / HEC Paris MBA

    Hi all, I am new to this forum and have a question. Which of the 2 MBA programs would be considered better between Oxford and HEC Paris. I work in finance and I am not looking to switch careers into another sector. I am from a commonwealth country which d ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 16 2009 - 5:57am -

  12. Are Ethics Taught at Top MBA Programs?

    Bloomberg had an interesting article up today discussing whether our top business schools are properly teaching ethics to their students. In summary, the article uses some of the recent examples of top execs that were convicted on insider trading charges ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 17 2012 - 4:45am -

  13. Typos in MBA applications

          Hi everyone, I submitted a few apps yesterday and going through the pdf this morning I noticed a few stupid typos in the various textboxes (1-3 typos such as "no" while it should have been "not") but not in the ess ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 1 2012 - 3:02am -

  14. Any other traders going to b-schools this fall?

    I know there already is a big mba thread, but i would like to devote this one to traders or ex-traders. If you guys don't mind, post stats, what type of trading, schools applied to, results, and where you will be heading this fall. There aren't ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2013 - 11:14pm -

  15. Disastrous GMAT score split or good enough to get what I want?

    Took GMAT: Quant: 40 scaled score, 58th percentile Verbal: 42 scales score, 95th percentile Total: 680, 86th percentile I majored in Economics and English undergrad. Got a job at a regional bank as an analyst, been working there for two years. I want to g ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 5 2010 - 12:30pm -

  16. MD/MBA to IBD help

    I am currently finishing my medical degree. IF I go to a top 5 business school like Harvard, how much of a chance do I have of landing a job as an-associate- at an I-banking firm? What other doors are open to me as an MD/MBA? MBA IBD i banking VC associat ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 5 2011 - 10:54am -

  17. chances for NYU/Col/Mich/Penn/Chi

    Hey, so posted once already but now have an actual gmat score in hand instead of an estimate. Interested in all of the above schools. Here's my profile 1.Target school U-grad (top 30) Econ major, 3.75 GPA 2.690 GMAT (80% math, 81% Verbal) 3. 1.5 year ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 21 2011 - 6:59pm -

  18. feedback

          I am choosing between the two MBA programs...I was hoping to get some feedback from those that are enrolled in or graduated from either of these schools? My main purpose of the MBA program is to transition from commercial banking into ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 2 2011 - 12:49am -

  19. Texas MBA vs UNC MBA

          Which program is better for investment banking? My gut would say Texas b/c of its proximity to houston. while we are on the topic of "lower top tier mba programs", how would you rank the following programs in terms of their ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 15 2010 - 8:25pm -

  20. MBB and MBA Tuition

    Does MBB offer to pay tuition to all of its analysts/consultants who are attending bschools? And if you let MBB pay for your MBA, are you required to go back to MBB after you get your MBA or are you just given an offer to go back? MBA ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 30 2009 - 10:18am -

  21. List of Top 20 B Schools with GND?

          Does anyone have an idea of which B Schools in USNEWS Top 20 have GND, and how stringent is the GND policy? I think the recent changes have been HBS and Wharton switching FROM GND and Columbia switching TO GND. Can somebody please hel ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2014 - 1:47pm -

  22. 2yrs in Corp Fin + 2yrs IB + MBA = Sweet PE postion?

    I'm about 1.5 years into my corp fin gig out of undergrad and now I'm pondering whether I should jump to IB (atleast try to jump) after 6 months or so. I'm switching to a new role right now and would like to get this experience for atleast ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 2 2012 - 9:34am -

  23. LSE MSc Finance vs. INSEAD MBA

          Hi all, need a little help evaluating my choices. I was recently accepted to the August/September 2010 intakes for both LSE and INSEAD and I'm having difficulty choosing as I know that both schools are very prestigious and every ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 19 2010 - 4:40pm -

  24. Which MBA school is suitable for my background and future plans?

    Good day, fellows, I'm curious about getting an MBA degree in the U.S. (preferably in New York city). Here is my concise background:- Citizen of the Kyrgyz Republic (I bet you never heard)- developing, third world country, one of the former USSR repu ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2011 - 8:58am -

  25. NYU / Columbia

    what kind of score would i need on my GMAT to get into Stern or Columbia B School 3.2 GPA from target school, was 3.43 before death in family at end of senior year 3 years of consulting experience in financial services industry ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 4 2012 - 5:06pm -

  26. post MBA offer from Big 4 accounting firm

    Hello everyone, I have received a full-time offer from one of the Big 4 accounting firms from their Valuations group. However, I am not sure if they are low-balling me with an offer of $72K. This is a post MBA offer with 1-2 years of experience being coun ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 15 2010 - 9:14pm -

  27. INSEAD vs LBS for consulting

    Hey Guys! I have MBA offers from INSEAD, LBS and Oxford. I am pretty sure I am not attending Oxford. But, I am having a hard time deciding whether to attend INSEAD or LBS. My goal is to work in a top strategy consulting firm (MBB, LEK, Booz etc...) post M ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 3 2012 - 4:09am -

  28. Admissions must be a crapshoot If he couldn't make it into HBS (assuming he applied)

    http://underthebutton.com/2011/11/reggie-love-obam... I have absolutely no chance. I guess the real question is why in the hell would you go get your MBA after working for Obama, you can get any job you want with a reference from El Presidente.... KKR- no ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 29 2011 - 11:33am -

  29. MBA grad, what now?

    Hi, I recently graduated from an American school with an MBA degree, im also on track to get an engineering degree in finance from a European school in June. I have found no luck getting any leads on my job hunt. Of course, my main goal would be Wall Stre ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 20 2011 - 12:38pm -

  30. PE/HF the dream

    Hi Guys, Currently have a FT lined up at BB in EMEA DCM FIG, (think GS, MS, RBS) having completed SA at MM PE shop think (KKR, CVC, 3i), but debating whether to accept FICC trading offer at PWM boutique specialising in EU CDS arb. What are your thoughts r ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 11 2011 - 2:39pm -

  31. MBA Hires- 2011

          http://poetsandquants.com/2011/11/16/mckinsey-doub... This article includes some links to the top companies in financial services, consulting, tech, and consumer products, and the number of business schools who reported hires to these ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 18 2011 - 12:41am -

  32. MBA: overpriced ego boost?

    The focus on education seems to be different in Canada versus the US; In Canada, it seems like everyone is trying to get designated (Chartered Accountant, CFA, etc) rather than placing weight on an MBA. But, the MBA seems to be alive and well in the US. I ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 28 2011 - 1:24pm -

  33. Only Go To A Top X MBA Program (Otherwise It's Not Worth It)

          I hear these expressions a lot: Only go to a top 5/10/20/50 MBA program, otherwise it's not worth it. I wanted to get the opinions of people on WSO; so, in your opinion what is the magic number/rank. Pick whatever number/rank you ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 1 2010 - 1:56pm -

  34. Does anyone regret going to a top 3 MBA program (H/S/W)?

          So I was recently admitted to a top 3 MBA school, but the idea of being more than $100k in debt terrifies me. What if I want to take time off to write a novel? Or to go to China to learn Mandarin? Or try a variety of careers that don& ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 26 2008 - 9:47pm -

  35. Can someone explain to me Americans' obsession with MBAs?

    I am not from the USA, so I find it hard to believe that so many Americans are obsessed about the MBA. Can anyone enlighten me on the following points? 1) Why do some people go and take an MBA to be an entrepreneur? Setting up a company requires hands on ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 6 2012 - 5:22am -

  36. How I got into HBS

    This actually happened about a year ago and I just got around to making a site that explains some of the techniques I used in studying for the GMAT and preparing my application. The site is www.getintobschool.com Hope it's helpful to someone ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 7 2011 - 12:26pm -

  37. Canadian MBA: Ivey, Rotman, or Schulich?

    Most of the info I can find on these schools is about the undergrad programs. How about the MBA programs? Which ones are the targets? I've checked out the stats from the schools, but I would prefer hearing from people in the industry. From what I gat ...

    15 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 13 2011 - 7:15pm -

  38. Which path do you prefer

    BS. Carnegie Mellon (Finance)->Deloitte/Accenture for 2 years->MBA Carnegie Mellon->Attempt to land MBB or BS. Carnegie Mellon (Finance)->MBA Carnegie Mellon->Attempt to land MBB MBA consulting CMU ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 2 2010 - 10:07pm -

  39. Stern or Fuqua

          Which one is better for a MBA? MBA stern fuqua ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2009 - 1:56pm -

  40. Any hope for traders?

          This week, I had a chance to meet a group of booth part-time mba students who are traders at top chicago prop firms and funds: citadel/teza/drw/getco/jump/imc. They are all very bright and doing quite well financially. Much to my dism ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 3 2012 - 12:03am -

  41. CPA vs MBA

    For climbing the corporate ladder, do you think a CPA or an MBA is a better decision, or would I need to get both? After doing a lot of thinking, I think I've come to the conclusion that banking just isn't for me. I really don't think I ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:42pm -

  42. Admissions Background Check

          Been wondering this for a while, when you apply to any MBA program on the application your asked to place all the previous institutions that you've attended before. How do institutions check for this? For all I know there isn ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2010 - 12:09am -

  43. Post-MBA jobs in Distressed Debt

    Hello all, I have posted on WSO a few months back and got extremely insightful responses. Hope you'll be able to help this time as well. I am a Credit Risk analyst at a bulge bracket investment bank. Given the length of my work experience, I have dec ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2017 - 5:51pm -

  44. Oxford for MBA?

          Is Oxford a good school for getting an MBA to work in US finance? MBA Oxford ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 11 2011 - 3:18pm -

  45. PE- No longer a golden ticket to B-School?

          Hey All, In recent years, it seems as though having a job in private equity often equated to a golden ticket to many of the top b-schools. It is my understanding that many MBA programs are looking for candidates with prior experience ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 23 2008 - 1:47am -

  46. Chicago MBA Programs

          So I am thinking of going back to school to get my MBA. I want to work in Chicago when I graduate and I would like to go to school in Chicago, as well. I know Kellogg and Booth have the best reputations in Chicago, but I am not sure i ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 3 2010 - 9:05pm -

  47. Do most Associates have an MBA?

          Regardless of division at a BB, do most Associates have an MBA? How common is it to go directly from Analyst to Associate? MBA analyst BB associates ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 19 2012 - 6:45pm - Anonymous Monkey

  48. Do you need an MBA degree to stay in IBD?

    Are bankers expected to get their graduate degrees (i.e. MBA) to continue on with their careers in IBD? As I see it, MBA is more relevant to those who want to change their careers (ex. from consulting to M&A). Is that true? Do banks force you to go fo ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 5 2009 - 1:43pm -

  49. How do you view these 2nd tier MBA schools for IB? Thanks

          Haas Ross Darden Fuqua Johnson Edit: Adding Yale SOM Trying to narrow my list down for applications in the fall. I am thinking about applying to 2 or 3 of the 5, but there doesn't seem to be much information around online as far ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 27 2013 - 11:59pm -

  50. MBA to Break into ER

    So this is my plan to break into ER, can someone tell me if feasible: Currently working in Internal Audit at BB as manager, up for promotion this year, have CPA, I plan to get into a top 10 MBA program (currently almost done with Columbia application then ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 16 2014 - 4:19am -

  51. Best grad school for entry to prop trading

    Long time lurker, first time poster here. I have been trading for about a year while in college with pretty fair success (for a 20k line/paper) but I still have a ton to learn! As soon as I started trading it was nirvana and I couldn't image doing an ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 2 2011 - 11:09pm -

  52. LSU MBA or MACC of University of Denver

          Hi, I am a new-comer and a foreigner to you Americans. I am a senior now and I want to study in USA. Till now, I receive two admission. One is from LSU MBA with 50% Graduate Assistantship. The other is Macc of University of Denver wit ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 1 2011 - 9:24pm -

  53. 3 Ways to make the Most out of the MBA You Haven’t Started Yet

    Mod Note (Andy): we're happy to announce a new partnership with London Business School and three of their students. These students will be bloggers writing under this account, with his/her bio provided at the end. Each blogger will also be checking t ...

    9 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 9 2014 - 9:05pm -

  54. What are the best MBA FT rankings systems and how actuate are they?

         ? MBA ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 23 2013 - 11:14am -

  55. Vague Question Alert!

    How "hard" is it to get admitted to a "top" MBA program? Okay, so I admit that question is incredibly vague, but I've wanted to ask it for a long time, because honestly, I have no idea what you have to do in order to get admitted ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 6 2011 - 8:33pm -

  56. Rutgers MBA

    What are the prospects coming from RU B school? I hear it gets it's fair share of opportunities and for the money, it sounds attractive. Thoughts? Investment Banking MBA analyst HBS rutgers ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 31 2011 - 8:47pm -

  57. Police Record- Am I screwed for life??

    Guys....several years back in my early 20s, I did some really dumb shit. Got hammered with my fratty buddies one weekend, for some reason things got too wild and out of hand and I ended up getting charged with 'public indecency' (misdemeanor). A ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 12 2010 - 10:51am -

  58. Carlson MBA vs Claremont McKenna MSF

          removed MBA MSF Claremont ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2012 - 2:43pm -

  59. Dropped/Repeated UG- hurt chances for top MBA program?

    I have a 3.98 GPA from mid-tier school and 760 GMAT, solid recs/essays Double-majored in finance and physics In a 2-year IBD analyst program at a BB bank PROBLEM: During undergrad, I withdrew from three courses (none in the same semester), leaving me with ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 5 2010 - 5:49pm -

  60. Post-MBA Associate Job Search Advice

    Hi guys, Was hoping to get some job search advice from some of the more experienced analysts and associates here. My background: Ivy undergrad, graduated magna cum laude, did a M/B/B SA gig, decided to apply straight to a top bschool (Not H/S/W, but think ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 26 2010 - 2:51pm -

  61. How would you rank the following b-schools for...

          someone who's interested in doing debt/currency research, focusing on europe or east asia? Sloan Columbia Stern Wharton Booth LBS INSEAD Also, how about policy programs such as harvard kennedy, columbia sipa, and johns hopkins sa ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 17 2012 - 6:24pm -

  62. Best 1 yr MBA for career in IB

          I am sure this topic has come up on occasions but I thought I would try and get some opinions on the best MBA programs that are accelerated and are targets for IB. I will be graduating next year with a finance and economics masters de ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 18 2010 - 11:54am -

  63. The difference between the M7 and Tuck/Haas

    I've actually enjoyed the Booth/Kellogg/Sloan/CBS thread, so I wanted to pose a question of my own in this regard. Is there really much of a difference between the non-HSW M7 and Tuck/Haas? Is it really more of a Top 9 as I've seen mentioned in ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 3 2014 - 10:24am -

  64. MBA Rankings

          I was bored, so I looked at three MBA rankings (US News, Business Week, and The Economist) to see which schools showed up in the top 20 on each ranking. I thought some others might view this as useful, so here's what I found. The ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 15 2010 - 12:38am -

  65. Shark Tank episode with Wharton alums

    I recently saw this episode on Hulu. Two guys presented a translation app to the shark tank panel. You pull out the app, press a button, and a live translator anywhere in the world is sourced to translate in real time. Cool idea but the overhead costs wou ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 21 2013 - 3:07pm -

  66. OPS---> MBA?

    I'm graduating this year with a sub-3.5 and I am seriously considering ops for full-time, would this hurt me when going for MBA, or should I try getting some other job? I have already failed with banking recruitment so that option is out. I will appr ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 10 2011 - 1:12pm -

  67. Breaking into Hedge Funds

    I am 28, a Modeling and Simulation scientist at a large biotech company earning >100k/yr. I have been doing this job for two years. The work is highly quantitative and involves building relationships with folks in various departments in the company and ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 6 2013 - 12:06pm -

  68. Comparison of Different MBA Admissions Services

    There are quite a few of you guys out there. For those of you who have had personal experience, can you talk about your evaluations of your advisors? Here are a few that I've run across: * Accepted.com (Linda Abraham) * Alchemy Admissions Advisors * ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 5 2009 - 4:12pm -

  69. Harvard 2+2 chances?

    Hey Guys, So I'm a little bit OCD in that I like to have my ducks in a row before I go ahead with anything but I want to ask the monkeys here how my chances are at the Harvard 2+2 MBA program. My statistics look comparable to stories I've heard/ ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2011 - 4:09am -

  70. Do I have what it takes for a top 5 biz school?

          removed. MBA business school ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 12 2011 - 2:12am -

  71. Benefits of Rebranding- Business School Advice Needed

    Hey guys, I'm just looking for some quick advice for my own situation. I graduated this past year from what I would call a "shit state school" with mediocre-to-low grades in a non-business major (Political Science major, Economics minor) bu ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2013 - 1:37pm -

  72. Dropping out of Analyst program after 1.5 yrs, MBA impact

    Been searching around the forums, cant find much discussion around this topic. I'm trying to determine if there is a stigma attached to working as an Analyst at a boutique bank for 1 year and 6 months rather than a round two years. I'd be droppi ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 20 2013 - 11:49am -

  73. Top Finance MBA Program vs. CFA- Depth of Curriculum

          Hi, I'm wondering if anyone in this board has gone to a top finance MBA program (Wharton, Columbia, etc..) AND is a CFA Charterholder? I'm asking because I'm curious as to the comparative depth of curriculum from the pe ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 31 2012 - 2:07pm -

  74. MBA 'career objective'

    MBA related question. Everyone says that you want to be very CLEAR about your post-MBA plans in your essays for MBA applications... SOME people also say that you want to be extremely REALISTIC about your plans so as not to let the adcom think they're ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2011 - 10:31pm -

  75. Selecting a Post-Grad Degree MBA vs. MS

    Hey Everybody, ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 6 2010 - 1:55pm -

  76. "Early Career," etc. Business School Options

    I'm finishing up my junior year at a top liberal arts school, and I'm weighing my options for whatever I end up doing postgrad. I'm an Economics and Classics double major, with a ~3.8 GPA (inducted into Phi Beta Kappa). I'm also an ana ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 30 2010 - 5:49pm -

  77. Tougher for traders to get into a top MBA program?

          Several people I've talked to told me that it's tougher for traders to get into a top MBA program. Main reason is that admissions officers assume that you are not a great trader if you're applying to business schools, s ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 18 2010 - 7:24pm -

  78. Advice needed- MBA Exploding Offer

          Odd situation here and hoping I can get some quick advice. My boss promised to fund my MBA full time, if I was accepted into a top part-time program and continued employment. I was considering full-time only and applied to the top 6 s ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 25 2012 - 12:22pm -

  79. Paid by firms to do MBA, but how long to stick around afterwards?

    I've not found an answer to this question yet. Let's say an MBB firm pays you to go and do an MBA for a couple of years then come back. After you return, how long are you obligated to stay with the firm without having to pay them back any fees? ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 28 2011 - 11:47am -

  80. MSc in Finance or MBA

    Im graduating this April with a Bachelor in agricultural sciences (i know, not business related) from Mcgill university in montreal, canada. However i dont feel that I like the job opportunities this field opens up for me and i have very seriously began t ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 8 2010 - 12:25am -

  81. MBA and Unemployment

          I've noticed that most top MBA programs report that roughly 85%+ of students receive offers at graduation, with that number increasing to 90%+ three months after graduation. Why is this the case? Did they pursue a difficult caree ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 17 2013 - 1:19pm -

  82. Is doing a 3-2 MBA program a good or bad decision?

    Since the WallStreetOasis forums seem to be good at giving brutally honest responses, I figured this would be a good place to ask this question. I'm currently enrolled in a 3-2 business program. (3 years undergrad, 2 years grad) so basically I would ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 20 2011 - 1:12pm -

  83. Social investing after MBA

          I know this is not a usual career path for MBAs, and probably very few on this forum are considering it. For anyone though who has some experience in this field, how readily available are these opportunities for someone coming out of ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 4 2012 - 2:27pm -

  84. From Non Profit Fundraising to PWM

    Please accept my apologies in advance as this is a true newbie posting. Here is the background information: I have a BA in English, and a Master's in Education from two top tier state schools. After a few years of working in development (fundraising ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 16 2009 - 3:52pm -

  85. Why is my colleague getting an MBA?

          Looking for some input here. My colleague is a 27-year-old girl who is a credit officer at a medium size regional commercial bank ($10 billion in assets, 300 employees, give or take)--been there for only about 3 or 4 years (I think sh ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 26 2013 - 7:40pm -

  86. Are any of these schools decent Marketing MBA programs

          I am looking to switch from retail banking to a position in the Marketing realm post MBA. I graduated during the recession and was unable to find a marketing position so I stuck with banking. Anyway, I'm looking to work in Consul ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 3 2014 - 7:49pm -

  87. Stanford/Harvard- am i good enough?

    Hey everyone, big fan of the board, been quietly following it for a few years.. need some advice myself now. I want to apply for an MBA, only to Stanford or Harvard. I would not go to any other school, and i would only go here if i can get a c. 50% schola ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 3 2012 - 5:41am -

  88. When are you quitting?

          I'm sure there are quite a few monkeys out there heading to business school this fall. For those working full time in whichever career, when do you plan to quit/ resign in preparation for the fall? June? July? August? Did you alr ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 10 2011 - 8:02am -

  89. GMAT as an Undergrad?

    I have recently been thinking about taking the GMAT at the end of this summer (between my junior and senior years as an UG). Basically my thoughts are: 1) I am not learning anything (in school or out) that will make me better at the test 2) I have more sp ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2011 - 10:12pm -

  90. Accept MBA sponsorship?

    Hey guys- first time, long time here. I've searched the forums, but I haven't seen a good discussion around how to evaluate the MBA sponsorship decision. My particular situation-- from MBB, heading to H/S. No family money or anything like that, ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2011 - 2:45pm -

  91. Graduating Senior-my goal, any chance?

          I'm not sure if this is the right forum for this, but simply I want to know my chances for even becoming affiliated with Wall Street. I am a graduating senior and a lot of stuff has crossed my mind upon college admissions. Seeing ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 14 2011 - 9:32pm -

  92. Beginning MBA in the Fall. Need tips on internships or jobs.

          Hi, I stumbled onto this board and saw that you guys had a lot of helpful suggestions. I'm beginning my 2 year mba program in about 2 weeks, I wanted to see if anyone had any tips on landing an internship or a job. I majored in p ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 7 2012 - 9:23pm -

  93. Do I stand a chance at Booth?

    I'm applying to the Booth Scholars Program. It's offered to fourth year UChicago undergrads. It consists of a $10,000 annual scholarship and a 2-year deferral to Booth. http://www.chicagobooth.edu/fulltime/admissions/ea... I'm confident in ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2011 - 5:07pm -

  94. Is "Financial Accounting" Helpful?

          Hi everyone, I am an undergrad contemplating taking an introductory accounting "Financial Accounting" at the graduate level. I haven't really thought about going into accounting before, but with this basic knowledge of ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 7 2009 - 2:40pm -

  95. Florida Engineering major seeking advice for B School

          I am an engineering major in Florida planning to eventually get an MBA at a top school. Everyone keeps telling me that without work experience at GS or a similar place, I won't get in. This just does not make sense to me that an ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 2 2011 - 10:30pm -

  96. Do you use your MBA every day?

    A canadian investment banker talked about MBAs here. Most of the interview is a bunch of obvious truths about "Ivy league MBA being better than the rest" etc. One of the statement got my attention though: I have used what I learned in my MBA eve ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 9 2012 - 5:45am -

  97. Value of average MBA programs?

    I teach a GMAT course, and my students often ask me for advice on this. I generally tell them to go to the best school they get into, but some simply can't break a 600 (or 500 sometimes), and/or have poor undergrad grades, and/or don't have [hav ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 24 2010 - 1:12pm -

  98. Post-MBA Consulting

    Hey guys, I've got a question about consulting. I've always been interested in strategy consulting but have been deterred by the work/life balance that the career entails. I am starting a career in corporate finance at a F500 in June and will be ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2012 - 10:56pm -

  99. MBA in Finance from State School

          Currently I am working in a non-finance industry, and I am looking to move into a finance role. Is it worth paying about 20k-30k for an MBA in Finance from a nontarget state school? MBA nontarget state school ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 21 2013 - 9:20pm -

  100. Getting in to top MBA Program

          I am currently in computer science program at not so reputed university in Canada and I am interested in getting my MBA how much GPA do i have to keep to get in to top MBA school and i had 2 bad marks i repeated those classes to get b ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 2 2012 - 3:10am -

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